IBPS Clerk 2020 Recruitment: Notification, Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern

IBPS Clerk 2020: Recruitment Notification, Registration, Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Every year Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the IBPS clerical cadre exam in multiple public sectors Bank. IBPS started Common Written Examination (CWE) in the year 2011 to appoint officers and clerk in public sector banks.

The mode of filling the form is online through the official website of IBPS. It is held in a different location in India. The official notification for IBPS clerk exam is officially out.

Those who wish to enroll themselves can register online now.  The process of examination is online. IBPS Clerk (CWE VIII) is going to conduct the pre-examination on 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th December 2020.

IBPS Clerk Notification 2020

IBPS has published the preliminary exams dates for IBPS clerk 2020 examination.  According to IBPS calendar, Prelims exams will be scheduled in December 2020.

IBPS Clerk 2020 is going to be a golden opportunity for those seeking aspirants who have not able to get through or cleared SBI & other bank recruitment.

What are you waiting for? Enroll yourself and begin with your preparation right away. Check more details here.

IBPS Clerk 2020 Vacancy

Last year total 7883 vacancies were declared to fill the available post of IBPS Clerk. From this year it is 7275 vacancies to be released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection for IBPS CWE Clerk IX 2020 Examination.

We have provided the preliminary examination details of IBPS Clerk Recruitment 201+.

  • Name of Organization: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS).
  • Name of Examination: IBPS CWE Clerk –VIII 201+
  • Name of the post: Clerical Cadre (CWE CLERK IX)
  • No. of Vacancies: 7275.
  • IBPS Clerk Salary 2020
  • IBPS Clerk Work Profile

IBPS Clerk 2020: Vacancy Details (Statewise)

  • Andaman & Nicobar Island: 0 posts
  • Andhra Pradesh: 167 posts
  • Arunachal Pradesh: 10 posts
  • Assam: 94 posts
  • Bihar: 178 posts
  • Chandigarh: 37 posts
  • Chhattisgarh: 89 posts
  • Dadra & Nagar Haveli: 3 posts
  • Daman & Diu: 1 posts
  • Delhi: 362 posts
  • Goa: 48 posts
  • Gujarat: 533 posts
  • Haryana: 146 posts
  • Himachal Pradesh: 90 posts
  • Jammu & Kashmir: 61 posts
  • Jharkhand: 59 posts
  • Karnataka: 618 posts
  • Kerala: 291 posts
  • Lakshadweep: 1 post
  • Madhya Pradesh: 325 posts
  • Maharashtra: 772 posts
  • Manipur: 8 posts
  • Meghalaya: 6 posts
  • Mizoram: 2 posts
  • Nagaland: 4 posts
  • Odisha: 191 posts
  • Puducherry: 22 posts
  • Punjab: 405 posts
  • Rajasthan: 268 posts
  • Sikkim: 10 posts
  • Tamil Nadu: 792 posts
  • Telangana: 162 posts
  • Tripura: 18 posts
  • Uttar Pradesh: 944 posts
  • Uttarakhand: 97 posts
  • West Bengal: 195 posts

IBPS Clerk 2020 Important Dates

The important dates for IBPS Clerk CWE IX 2020 are as follows:

Activity Date
IBPS Clerk Online Registration/ Edit/ Modification of Application 18.09.2020 to 10.10.2020
Online Examination – Preliminary 7,8,14,15 Dec 2020
Declaration of IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Result December 2020/ January 2020
Online Examination – Main 19.01.2021

IBPS Clerk 2020 Application Fee

Sr. No. Category Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2 General and Others Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

IBPS Clerk 2020 Online Application Form

Candidates have often raised the query pertaining to the ibps clerk application form.

Need not to worry; I have come up with easy guidelines for the application procedure.

The key point to recall before applying online:

Every student must remember the following requirement for applying online which are given:

  • Students should scan their passport-sized photograph and signature 4.5cm x3.5cm ) and signature as specified
  • Signature in “CAPTIAL LETTERS” will not be acceptable.
  • Keep the mandatory details/ documentation needed to make online payment of the requisite application fees /intimation charges or notification.
  • Applicants should have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till completion. IBPS send call letter for the examination on the registered email Id. It is not supposed to share their email ID to or any person.
    In case a student does not have a valid personal email ID it is suggested to create new email ID before registering online and must maintain that email account.


Following are the key particular which is essential to clear the eligibility criteria:

  1. Nationality / Citizenship:

A Candidate should be either ­-

(i)a Citizen of India or.

(ii)Participant of Nepal or.

(iii)Participant of Bhutan or.

(iv) A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the objective of permanently appointed in India.

(v) a person who has moved from Pakistan, Burma, Silence, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar ) Malawi, Zaire with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provide that candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv),(v) a person whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the government of India.

* Age Eligibility:

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe


5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-creamy layer). 3 Years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 years
Ex-Serviceman/Paralyzed Ex-serviceman. The actual period of service provided in the Defense forces +3 years (8 years for Paralyzed Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST ) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Widows /Divorced Women 9 years
Candidate with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 1989 5 years
Persons Affected by 1984 disturbance. 5 years

Please check the details: IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020

IBPS Clerk 2020 Admit Card

IBPS will be released IBPS admit card for clerk exam from November 2020. Aspirants can download their respective admit card from the official website of IBPS that is www.ibps.in

The permission letter will be made available 10 to 15 days prior to the IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam. The Permission letter or call letter for IBPS Clerk 2020 will be issued in 2 phases:

  • Online Preliminary Examination
  • Online Mains Examination

Steps to download IBPS Clerk Admit Card:

  • Visit the official website of IBPS
  • Click on the admit card link
  • To download you will get a login page in which you have to fill your registration number followed by the password

Note: In case of delay in downloading admit card students the reasons could be a technical glitch or maybe an internet speed.

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IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam Centre:

While filling the application form of IBPS Clerk examination student can choose the exam center as per their suitability. IBPS can also allot you exam center location if there is non-availability of seats. No complaints will be registered or entertained regarding changes is the examination center.

Please check below the list for exam centers

IBPS Clerks Examination Centers

State Code State /UT / NCR Exam Centre
11 IBPS Clerk Exam Center in Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
12 Andhra Pradesh Chiral, Chittoor, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
13 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar, Naharlagun
14 Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur
15 Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh
17 Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur
18 Dadra & Nagar Haveli Surat, Jamnagar
19 Daman & Diu
20 Delhi Bahadurgarh, Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon
21 Goa Panaji, Verna
22 Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
23 Haryana Ambala, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Palwal, Panipat, Rohtak, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
24 Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una
25 Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar
26 Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
27 Karnataka Belgaum Bengaluru, Bidar, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi

IBPS Clerk Preparation 2020

Preparation is not an easy task unless you pour in your dedication and hard work.

The preparation of IBPS Clerk CWE Exam can be done by keeping in mind the latest or fresh pattern of IBPS Clerk examination syllabus.

The first step towards your IBPS clerk preparation is knowing your syllabus. The syllabus covers a large number of topics. It is a must for the students to select the appropriate books or source of study material for reference to prepare for the clerical cadre examination.

Students can also opt for coaching classes for IBPS preparation. Students, there are several mock tests and online test series available online for preparation.

The practice paper is also available in market students can go and purchase the practice test paper or previous year which are easily available in the market.

IBPS Clerk Result 2020

IBPS Clerk Cut-OFF 2019-20

The cut-off is the minimum scores required to qualify for the exam.

I have come up with the detailed analysis of IBPS clerk cut-off for your reference

Following are the State Wise IBPS Clerk 2019 Prelims Cut-off:

State Cut-Off
Uttar Pradesh 76.25
Delhi 76.75
Daman & Diu 70.75
Haryana 76.00
Assam 70.75
Kerela 77.00
Jammu & Kashmir 76.00
Karnataka 61.25
Jharkhand 74.25
Himachal Pradesh 75.00
Telangana 70.00
Odisha 76.50
Goa 67.75
Uttarakhand 78.75
Chattisgarh 70.25
Tamil Nadu 53.00
Madhya Pradesh 74.25
Andhra Pradesh 73.50
Maharashtra 64.50
Punjab 74.00
Gujarat 67.00
Bihar 74.75
West Bengal 77.25
Rajasthan 73.25

The cutoff for IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam 2019 is shown below for reference:

State Cut-Off
Delhi 67.25
Madhya Pradesh 65.75
Uttarakhand 71.25
Bihar 67.50
Rajasthan 66.75
West Bengal 70.50
Haryana 68.00
Punjab 66.50
Uttar Pradesh 67.75
Chattishgarh 63.50
Jharkhand 70.75
Kerala 71
Odhisha 70.75
Andhra Pradesh 73.00
Gujarat 58.75
Himachal Pradesh 66.50
Maharashtra 59.25
Tamil Nadu 58.00
Karnataka 58.25
Jammu and Kashmir 68.75

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Cut off 2019

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR NA 20.03 31.22 36.97
ANDHRA PRADESH 31.28 25.39 38.66 39.16
ARUNACHAL PRADESH 31.47 27.32 35.16 29.82
ASSAM 32.82 29.41 32.16 37.32
BIHAR 28.69 25.94 36.57 38.41
CHANDIGARH 28.28 NA 30.07 37.97
CHATTISGHAR 28.35 19.50 37.41 38.72
DAMAN & DIU 33.69 27.03 35.75 30.60
DELHI NA 11.82 25.22 42.41
GOA 34.22 19.66 33.32 23.94
GUJARAT 25.72 17.88 34.72 35.94
HARYANA 30.47 29.32 34.00 40.97
HIMACHAL PRADESH 35.41 27.07 29.16 40.47
JAMMU AND KASHMIR 23.28 17.25 34.60 40.28
JHARKHAND 28.50 24.50 34.53 37.10
KARNATKA 29.78 20.69 40.03 36.10
LAKSHWADEEP 29.25 21.10 33.94 27.85
MADHYA PRADESH 33.94 19.32 33.72 38.35
MAHARASHTRA NA 29.63 38.63 35.47
MANIPUR NA 28.28 NA 33.44
MEGHALAYA NA 31.44 NA 37.25
MIZORAM NA 27.57 NA 25.66
NAGALAND 28.75 20.41 37.66 38.78
ODISHA 28.03 NA 36.66 38.78
PUDUCHERRY 26.72 24.88 32.63 37.38
PUNJAB 27.53 22.53 37.69 40.28
RAJASTHAN NA 29.72 31.50 36.96
SIKKIM 32.50 30.69 39.82 35.19
TAMIL NADU 31.28 26.47 38.10 39.88
TELANGANA 31.94 24.63 NA 38.13
TRIPURA 27.75 21.53 34.22 38.78
UTTAR PRADESH 27.94 26.35 33.10 39.28
UTTARAKHAND 30.41 24.00 33.03 40.50


What is IBPS Clerk Salary?

IBPS has already plan for IBPS clerk examination 2020 which is proposed to be held at the end of this year. Approx. 8.5 lacs candidate participate in this IBPS Clerk Recruitment (CWE-VIII).

Candidates who are planning to appear in IBPS clerk exam are all inquisitive to know about the salary packages offered to clerical post.

Given below are the details about the clerk Salary structure which constitutes in-hand salary, facilities, allowance, grand pay, salary after probation period salary after 10th multilateral wage, revision on 7th pay commission.

Let’s have a look IBPS CLERK Salary and benefits 2020.

Please check the table below

IBPS Clerk Salary and Perks 2020

Facilities Places with Population > 45 lakhs Below 45 Lakhs
Basic Pay Rs.11765/- Rs.11765/-
Special Allowance Rs.911.79/- Rs.911.79/-
DA Rs.5311.58/- Rs.5311.58/-
CCA Rs. 0/- Rs. 0/-
Transport Allowance Rs.425/- Rs.425/-
Total (without HRA) Rs.18413.37/- Rs.18413.37/-
HRA Rs.1176.5/- Rs.1058.85/-
Gross with HRA Rs.19589.87/- Rs.19472.22/-

IBPS CLERK Exam Pattern:

IBPS exam syllabus is similar to the other bank exams. As you must be well aware regarding the exam pattern and syllabus. IBPS syllabus is divided into two parts:

(A).IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020

The duration assigned to the IBPS clerk preliminary examination is of 1 hrs. The mode of exam is online.

There are 3 sections having 100 questions in total with a maximum score of 100 marks. Students there is negative marking assigned for the wrong answer as 0.25 Marks are deducted for every attempt.

To avoid deduction please be well aware regarding the negative marking scheme

Students must clear the individual cut-off to qualify for the IBPS Mains exam the section wise details are given below:

S.No Name of test (objective) No. of Question Maximum marks Duration
1. English language 30 30 20 Minutes
2. Numerical ability 35 35 20 Minutes
3. Reasoning ability 35 35 20 Minutes
total 100 100

IBPS Clerk Mains Pattern

IBPS clerk mains exam pattern is also changed.

Main examination will be held online, as per the latest update by IBPS Clerk mains it has 4 sections there is total 190 Question have a total score of 200 marks. The duration of IBPS clerk mains exam is of 160 minutes duration.

Last year computer aptitude and reasoning Ability section conducted individually but in the recent update, both sections are merged.

There will be a total of 50 questions asked in the exam and time duration is 45 minutes.

There is negative marking with a deduction of 0.25 marks for every mistake

IBPS CLERK mains examination section wise detailed are given

S.No Name of test (objective) No.of Questions Maximation marks Duration
1. General/financial awareness 50 50 35 minutes
2. General English 40 40 35 minutes
3. Reasoning and computer aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4. Quantitative aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
total 190 200 160 minutes


The penalty for the wrong Answer:

There is negative marking scheme for every wrong answer. It is to note that every wrong answer will be penalized by subtracting 0.25 marks.

There is no penalty assigned for leaving any question blank, in case no answer is marked by the candidate.

Final Score Calculation for IBPS exam:

The important points of a basic final score of IBPS clerk exam are Calculated:

  • Marks scored in the preliminary Exam (tier-1) will not be taken into consideration while calculating the final score. Prelims marks are only required to reach mains.
  • Students need to qualify phase ­-2 and interview individually to be eligible for the final round.
  • Aggregate marks of 100 are used for the final merit list for each category.
  • Students with high merit list in each category subject are finally round selected.

IBPS Clerk prelims Exam Syllabus 2020

Students planning to prepare for IBPS clerical cadre post must have a fair knowledge about the detailed syllabus of the exam.

You can see the full information about IBPS clerk syllabus 2020 below

Preliminary exam syllabus consists of English Language, Quantitates Aptitude and reasoning ability subjects. The following topics prelims exams are:

English language

  • One word substitution
  • Reconstruction of selection & passage phrase substitution
  • Jumbled up sentence
  • spotting error
  • idioms& phrase
  • fill in the blanks cloze test
  • synonyms and antonyms
  • commonly misspelled words


  • Verbal and non-verbal
  • Analytical function
  • Problem-solving
  • Arithmetical number series
  • Visual memory
  • Symbols and their relationship
  • Decision making
  • Arithmetical computation
  • Space isolation
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Relation concept
  • Arthiometoical reasoning

Quantitative aptitude

  • Time and work
  • Simple interest
  • Compound interest
  • Permutation & combinations number series
  • Decimals and fractions
  • Whole number
  • HCF & LCM
  • Relationship Between Numbers
  • Ratio & proportion
  • Profit & loss
  • Data sufficiency
  • Approximate values
  • Data interpretation

IBPS Clerk mains exam syllabus

IBPS Clerk syllabus for Mains examination include of General / financial Awareness, reasoning ability computer aptitude, general English and quantitative aptitude, numerical ability

The syllabus will be same in both prelims & mains.

Financial Awareness

  • Capital market & money market
  • Government schemes
  • Abbreviations and  Economics
  • Capital & currencies
  • Indian financial system
  • History of Indian banking industry
  • Budgets basics and currencies
  • International Organizations /financial institution
  • Current events

General Awareness

  • Headquarters of financial organization
  • Dance forms
  • Places
  • A nuclear and thermal power station
  • Rivers
  • Important monuments of India &world


  • Correct the sentence
  • Passage Comprehensive
  • Sentence improvement
  • Cloze test

Computer knowledge

  • MS Excel, MS, Word
  • Computer network
  • Computer device
  • Various use of computer
  • Operating network
  • Introduction of computer and history
  • Computer future
  • E- word

FAQ- Frequently asked questions

Students below are listed common question asked by the participants pertaining to IBPS clerk exam. Frequently Ask Question about the examination application process will be helpful to seek out various queries and doubts of students.

Here we provide the list of IBPS Clerk FAQ.

  1. What is the date of online registration for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020?

Candidates the online registration of IBPS clerk recruitment will start from 18.09.2020.

  1. What is the last date of filling the online registration IBPS Clerk forms 2020 close?

The last date of registration will be 10.10.2020.

  1. What are the two phases in which IBPS Clerk is going to be conducted?

There are two phases IBPS CLERK Recruitment 2020

(A).preliminary exam

(B). Mains exam

No interview in final around IBPS clerk Recruitment 2020.

  1. What are the educational criteria required to get selected for the post of clerical post of IBPS CLERK 2020?

First of all, students should be a graduate in any course from any recognized/authorized university.

(A).A. Candidate must have basic computer knowledge

(b). Students must possess degree/diploma or certificate in computer language, or they should have studied computer in the high school/college or university.

  1. What is the age criterion to apply for the post of IBPS CLERK Recruitment?

Students the minimum age of students must be 20 years and maximum age must be 28 years

  1. What is the mode of payment for IBPS CLERK Requirement 2020?

The application fees must be paid online. Please check below for the reference;

Sr. No. Category Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2 General and Others Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)


  1. How many times can I attempt IBPS clerk exam?

There is no time restriction related to the number of attempt in IBPS clerk recruitment. All categories can attempt any number of times in the examination.


The banking sector is a fast growing sector which offers Benefits, perks, good salary to job aspirants or Jobseekers. The banking sector in Indian has many opportunities for the young aspirants. Needless to say the career in the bank is indeed a worth option to pursue.

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